EKA Mobility partners with Pune Municipal Corporation to deploy electric garbage collection vehicles in the city
These 1.5-tonne electric garbage tipper vehicles signify a monumental shift towards sustainable and eco-friendly waste management in Pune.
EKA Mobility, a Pune-based leading electric commercial vehicles and technology company, today handed over 10 state-of-the-art 1.5-tonne electric garbage tipper vehicles to the Pune Municipal Corporation, in the presence of Ajit Pawar, Deputy Chief Minister among others.
These 1.5-tonne electric garbage tipper vehicles signify a monumental shift towards sustainable and eco-friendly waste management in Pune, the press release noted. EKA Mobility’s electric garbage collection vans had successfully completed trials for several months with PMC before handing over the current fleet.
Speaking on behalf of the company, Hirdesh Thakur highlighted: "We are honoured to support Pune Municipal Corporation in their endeavor to create a cleaner and more sustainable urban environment. EKA Mobility is committed to leveraging innovation and technology to address urban challenges, and we are confident that these electric garbage tipper vans will play a pivotal role in Pune's mission to improve city’s cleanliness in a sustainable manner. This is a proud moment for all of us as the citizens of Pune as our city embraces the idea of environment-conscious mobility to improve the quality of life of Punekars in a sustainable manner. We look forward to working closely with the PMC team to deploy more electric vehicles and becoming the first Indian city to adopt 100% green mobility to its fleet."
Key Features of the EKA Mobility 1.5-Tonne Electric Garbage Tipper Vans
Zero-Emission Operation: These electric garbage collection vans produce zero tailpipe emissions, substantially reducing the carbon footprint associated with waste collection.
High Payload Capacity: The 1.5-tonne capacity ensures efficient and effective waste collection and transportation, contributing to cleaner and more hygienic urban spaces.
Noise Reduction: These electric vehicles operate quietly, minimizing noise pollution in residential areas during collection hours.
Extended Range: EKA Mobility's battery technology provides these vans with an impressive range, ensuring uninterrupted operation throughout the day.
Advanced Safety Features: Equipped with modern safety features, the vans ensure the well-being of waste collection crews and other road users.
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